Kingmaker’s Sword (Book 1 of the Runeblades of Celi)
Son of a Lost King The Skai and the Tyr were one people long ago. But that day is lost in the mists of time. And now the Skai have sent a warrior to find the Rune Blade that could slice through the darkness of blood and violence that had fallen across their land.
A warrior as beautiful as she was fierce. She returned my Tyran glance with a Skai boldness all her own. “And when you find the lost prince that has the sword you seek, ” I asked, “Will you marry him?”
“I might, ” she said. “I might have to kill him.”
I looked down at the blade that lay as bright as a promise in my hand. And the adventure that was to transform my life began…
First LineHe dreamed again of the Swordmaster.
Reviews"This is an exceptionally well-done Celtic fantasy....a multiple-layered prince-in-disguise story...a lively mix of action, romance and cultural details. This one grabbed me from the start." — Locus
"Tolkien fans take note! Kingmaker’s Sword has the spirit and the heart of Tolkien in it." — Bookends
"With Kingmaker’s Sword, a beautiful and potent new voice enters the world of fantasy. Gleaming swordplay meets timeless romance in a novel of shimmering extremes." — Mike Resnick, author of Stalking the Unicorn
"Ann Marston brings to life a fascinating medieval world of magic and mayhem, of love and honor, and of complex, engaging characters." — Adventures of Sword and Sorcery
"Kingmaker’s Sword is a fresh, highly entertaining tale, engagingly written. And the best part is that there’s more to come in the saga." — Sasha Miller, author of Ladylord.
More Metadata!Iambik Audio ISBN: 9781927472279
Iambik Audio Publication Date: Jan 08, 2013
Print ISBN: 9780061056291
Print Publication Date: Jun 19, 1996
Audio Distribution Rights: Worldwide
Keywords/tags: action, adventure, celtic, clan, evil, fantasy, gaelic, healer, hero, justice, magic, Romance, scifi, swashbuckeler, villain